Last updated on: 4/2/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Nature Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Nov. 2003

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
   Media and Academic Journals
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Description:

“Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public.”

“About the journal,” Nature website (accessed May 19, 2008)

Mission:

“First, to serve scientists through prompt publication of significant advances in any branch of science, and to provide a forum for the reporting and discussion of news and issues concerning science. Second, to ensure that the results of science are rapidly disseminated to the public throughout the world, in a fashion that conveys their significance for knowledge, culture and daily life.”

“About the journal,” Nature website (accessed May 19, 2008)

Other:
Peer-reviewed journal
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  1. Can Marijuana Help People with Asthma or Other Breathing Disorders?